Making New Words: Morphological Derivation in English - Dixon, R. M. W.
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This book provides a detailed study of around 200 English prefixes and suffixes. Each affix is discussed in detail, with information on its origin, phonological form, stress placement, semantic range, and the roots it can be attached to. It will be a valuable text for those studying English language and linguistics from undergraduate level upwards…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book provides a detailed study of around 200 English prefixes and suffixes. Each affix is discussed in detail, with information on its origin, phonological form, stress placement, semantic range, and the roots it can be attached to. It will be a valuable text for those studying English language and linguistics from undergraduate level upwards
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 448
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Oktober 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 254mm x 174mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 997g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198712367
  • ISBN-10: 0198712367
  • Artikelnr.: 40876502
Autorenporträt
R. M. W. Dixon is Adjunct Professor and Deputy Director of the Language and Culture Research Centre at James Cook University. He has published grammars of a number of Australian languages (including Dyirbal and Yidin), in addition to A Grammar of Boumaa Fijian (University of Chicago Press, 1988), The Jarawara Language of Southern Amazonia (OUP, 2004; paperback 2011) and A Semantic Approach to English Grammar (Oxford University Press, 2005). He is also the author of the three volume work Basic Linguistic Theory (OUP, 2010-12) and his book Edible Gender will be published by OUP in 2015.
Inhaltsangabe
1 Preliminaries; 2 How to make new words; 3 Criteria
affixes, semi
affixes, and compounds; 4 What we describe; 5 Un
expected, mis
judged, dis
organized counter
revolution: Making negative words; 6 Ultra
patriotic, extra
special, pre
election pseudo
promise: Keeping the same word class; 7 Be
feather, smart
en, em
power, beauti
fy, moral
ize: Making new verbs; 8 Moon
like, death
ly, angr
y, mysteri
ous, memor
able: Making new adjectives; 9 Eager
ness, bidd
ing, pay
ment, owner
ship, satisf
action: Making new nouns; 10 Carefully, sideways, homewards, crab
fashion: Making new adverbs; 11 Un
relent
less
ly de
west
ern
iz
ing non
mean
ing
ful infra
structures: Combining affixes; 12 Envoi: the way of words; Appendix 1: List of adjective and verb semantic types, with sample members; Appendix 2: Alphabetical directory of adjective and verbs in the list of semantic types; Glossary; References